2015 Regular Session
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|Bill Title:||Relating to funding outdoor education; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.|
Establishes grant program for outdoor school programs to be administered by Oregon State University Extension Service.
Establishes Outdoor Education Account. Continuously appropriates moneys in account to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for use by Oregon State University Extension Service to award grants under grant program. Requires distributor cooperatives, and certain distributors and importers of beverage containers, to annually report certain information to Department of Revenue. Requires department to calculate total unclaimed refund value of beverage containers in state and assess and collect from distributor cooperatives, and certain distributors and importers, a percentage of unclaimed refund value moneys to be deposited in Outdoor Education Account. Caps total assessed amount at $22 million in 2016. Requires department to adjust cap in subsequent years based on changes in consumer price index.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Education|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|